GC Athletic Hall Of Fame

The Class of 2016 was inducted into the Greenville College Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday night.

The inductees were the 1992 men’s golf team, 1995-96 men’s basketball team, and athletes Marty Daily, Craig Harper, Meredith Deters Dust, and Natalie Lappe Goestenkors. Robert Blume was honored in the meritorious achievement category.

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Daily and Goestenkors are former Greenville High School athletes. Daily, a Sorento native, played baseball at GHS his first three years of high school and attended Hillsboro High his senior year. He played baseball at Greenville College, and served as an interim coach one season for the Panthers.

Goestenkors is a former Greenville resident who now lives in the Pocahontas area.

She was a star athlete at Greenville High School and excelled at soccer and basketball for the G.C. women’s programs.

Greenville members of the 1992 golf team, coached by the late Jack Trager, were Sam Howard, Todd Ambuehl, Bruce Eaker, and Gary Brauns.

Local members of the 1995-96 basketball team were Cole Johnson, Chad Ambuehl, and Kevin Jackson. The team was coached by Doug Faulkner with Brian Reinhard one of the assistants. Also on the team was Greenville dentist Matt McCullough.

Josh Kuusisto received the order of the Orange and Black Award. He was an All-American track athlete for Greenville College, excelling in the hammer throw.

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